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Audubon Elementary, How Does Your Garden Grow?

Students at Audubon Elementary are learning about healthy eating beginning at an early age. Kindergarten students recently harvested fruits and vegetables from the school’s garden to be served at lunch that day. “Children are more willing to try different foods if they are involved in growing them,” said Audubon teacher Sydna Barocco. Barocco began the […]

Saints Visit Audubon Elementary

Audubon Elementary students were treated to a visit from two New Orleans Saints players as part of the NFL’s Fuel Up to Play 60 and Rotolo’s Team Up for Literacy Program. Fuel Up to Play 60 is the NFL’s campaign to encourage kids to be active for at least 60 minutes a day to help reverse the […]

Bissonet Elementary Is Healthiest School In System

Bissonet Plaza Elementary School was recently selected as a recipient of the annual School Health Award for the 2008-2009 school year by the Louisiana Department of Education. This is the first time the Metairie school has been recognized for this award. The School Health Award recognizes activities that encourage students to develop lifelong healthful eating and […]